May weather forecast and climate
Ariton, AL

Weather in May

The last month of the spring, May, is another warm month in Ariton, Alabama, with average temperature ranging between max 84.2°F (29°C) and min 63.5°F (17.5°C).

Temperature

In May, the average high-temperature slightly increases, from 77.2°F (25.1°C) in April, to a still warm 84.2°F (29°C). In Ariton, the average low-temperature is 63.5°F (17.5°C).

Heat index

The average heat index in May is evaluated at a hot 90.9°F (32.7°C). Take extra precautions, as heat cramps and heat exhaustion are possible. Sustained activity may result in heatstroke.
Take into consideration that the heat index values are calculated for shade and light wind conditions. With the exposure to direct sunlight, the heat index may be increased by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'real feel', 'feels like', 'felt air temperature', or 'apparent temperature', is a measure of how hot it feels when the actual air humidity is factored in. Additional factors like activity, pregnancy, metabolic differences, and wind affect individual temperature impact. Be aware that direct exposure to sunlight increases heat impact, and may raise the heat index additionally, by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees. Heat index values are especially crucial for babies and toddlers. Children are often less aware of the need to rest and re-hydrate. Thirst is a late sign of dehydration - it is vital to remain hydrated, particularly during prolonged physical activities.

Humidity

Months with the lowest humidity in Ariton are April, May and October, with an average relative humidity of 70%.

Rainfall

In Ariton, during May, the rain falls for 13.1 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.99" (76mm) of precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 160.3 rainfall days, and 32.2" (818mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

April through December are months without snowfall in Ariton.

Daylight

In May, the average length of the day in Ariton is 13.8h.

Sunshine

In May, the average sunshine in Ariton is 10.8h.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index are May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 7. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high threat to health from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 7 in May transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions against overexposure. Protection against sun damage is needed. Seek shade and minimize exposure to direct Sun in a period between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. when UV radiation is most intense; keep in mind that shade structures like parasols or canopies do not provide perfect sun protection. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in May in Ariton?

The average high-temperature, in May, in Ariton, is 84.2°F (29°C), while the average low-temperature is 63.5°F (17.5°C). In May, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'feels like', 'apparent temperature'), that combines relative humidity and air temperature, is estimated at 90.9°F (32.7°C).

What is the least humid month in Ariton?

Months with the lowest humidity in Ariton, Alabama, are April, May and October, with an average relative humidity of 70%.

What is the average humidity in May in Ariton?

In May, the average relative humidity in Ariton is 70%.

How much does it rain in Ariton in May?

In Ariton, Alabama, in May, during 13.1 rainfall days, 2.99" (76mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

When it does not snow in Ariton?

April through December are months without snowfall.

How many hours of daylight does Ariton have in May?

The average length of the day in May is 13.8h.

How many hours of sunshine does Ariton have in May?

In May, the average sunshine in Ariton, Alabama, is 10.8h.

What is the month with the highest UV index in Ariton?

Months with the highest UV index in Ariton are May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 7.

What is the UV index intensity in May in Ariton?

In Ariton, Alabama, the average daily maximum UV index in May is 7. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health threat from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.

Average temperature in May
Ariton, AL

Average temperature in May - Ariton, AL
  • Average high temperature in May: 84.2°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (91°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (56.5°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 63.5°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (72.5°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (40.1°F).

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Average pressure in May
Ariton, AL

Average pressure in May - Ariton, AL
  • Average pressure in May: 30.01"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.16").
Months with the lowest atmospheric pressure are June and August (29.98").

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Average wind speed in May
Ariton, AL

Average wind speed in May - Ariton, AL
  • Average wind speed in May: 6mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (7.9mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are July and August (5mph).

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Average humidity in May
Ariton, AL

Average humidity in May - Ariton, AL
  • Average humidity in May: 70%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (77%).
Months with the lowest relative humidity are April, May and October (70%).

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Average rainfall in May
Ariton, AL

Average rainfall in May - Ariton, AL
  • Average rainfall in May: 2.99"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (4.09").
The driest months (with the least rainfall) are September and October (1.93").

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Average rainfall days in May
Ariton, AL

Average rainfall days in May - Ariton, AL
  • Average rainfall days in May: 13.1 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (21.8 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (7.2 days).

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Average snowfall in May
Ariton, AL

Average snowfall in May - Ariton, AL
  • Average snowfall in May: 0"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (0.16").
Months with the least snowfall are April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (0").

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Average snowfall days in May
Ariton, AL

Average snowfall days in May - Ariton, AL
  • Average snowfall days in May: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (0.3 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (0 days).

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Average daylight in May /
Average sunshine in May
Ariton, AL

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Ariton, AL
  • Average daylight in May: 13.8h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.2h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10.1h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 10.8h

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 10.9h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 5.3h).

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Average sunshine days in May
Ariton, AL

Average sunshine days in May - Ariton, AL
  • Average sunshine days in May: 16.3 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (21.8 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (7.8 days).

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Average UV index in May
Ariton, AL

Average UV index in May - Ariton, AL
  • Average UV index in May: 7

Months with the highest UV index are May, June, July and August (UV index 7).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 3).

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Average cloud cover in May
Ariton, AL

Average cloud cover in May - Ariton, AL
  • Average cloud cover in May: 29

Months with the most cloud cover are February and December (Cloud cover 43).
The month with the least cloud cover is October (Cloud cover 28).

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Average visibility in May
Ariton, AL

Average visibility in May - Ariton, AL
  • Average visibility in May: 6mi

Months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (6mi).
Months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (6mi).

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